Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 19, 2014

Community in Brief 04/19/2014

Advance Care talk

TRAVERSE CITY — Munson Advance Care Planning will offer a seminar designed to help facilitate the conversation between loved ones about advance medical care directives.

The seminar will meet from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Grand Traverse Pie Company, 101 N. Park St. There is no charge, but reservations are requested. For details or to register, call 935-7685 or email

Montessori open house

SUTTONS BAY — Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy will host an open house Tuesday, April 22.

The charter school is on the Suttons Bay Schools campus.

It is a tuition-based preschool and a tuition-free kindergarten-sixth grade school.

Open house hours are 6:30-7:30 p.m. Parents and children will have the opportunity to meet the staff, tour the school and have questions answered. To learn more, visit

Easter dinner

GRAYLING — The Crawford County Commission on Aging & Senior Center will host a community Easter dinner on Thursday, April 24.

The meal will be served from 4-6 p.m. at the Grayling Senior Center, 308 Lawndale.

The cost is $4.50 per person, with a suggested donation of $3 for adults 60 and older. No reservations are required. To learn more, call (989) 348-7123 or visit

Lyme disease support group

TRAVERSE CITY — A Northern Michigan Lyme Disease Support Group meeting will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Living Hope’s Chalet, 610 Three Mile Road. For details, call Judy Mallory, 269-3406, or the MLDA, (888) 784-5963.

Early literacy workshop

TRAVERSE CITY — Teachers, daycare providers, librarians and caregivers are invited to a free “High Quality Early Literacy Programs Using the Mother Goose on the Loose Method” workshop with Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen.

The workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave.

Participants will discuss ways in which healthy child development is strengthened through purposeful utilization of music, movement, language, art, repetition, ritual and play to create an optimal learning environment.

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